the launch of Intel's Xeon E5 CPU lineup, EVGA has officially launched its Classified SR-X dual-socket 2011 motherboard. Seen at previous events earlier this year, the new Classified SR-X motherboard can take two Sandy Bridge-EP based Xeon E5 CPUs and pair it up with a massive list of features.
As far as the specs go, the new HPTX form factor Classified SR-X is based on Intel's C606 chipset, features dual 6-phase VRM that gets power from 8+6-pin CPU connector as well as an additional 6-pin PCI-Express for additional GPU power, has support for 4-way SLI thanks to a total of seven PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots, 12 DDR3 1600MHz+ memory slots with support for up to 96GB of memory, native SATA support with two SATA 6Gbps and four SATA 3Gbps ports, SAS support via two Mini SAS ports, dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet, two e-SATA, seven USB 3.0 (one via internal header) ports, seven USB 2.0 (three via header) ports and 7.1-channel audio.
The new Classified SR-X also features 300 percent more gold content, on-board Bluetooth, PCI-Express and DIMM disable switches, EVGA's E-LEET tuning utility support, EZ Voltage read points, triple BIOS support, on-board CPU temp monitor, power, reset and clear CMOS buttons and debug LED.
The new dual-socket Classified SR-X is currently listed at EVGA's shop with a US $648.99 price tag but is currently not available.